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Contract clauses

Form

Letter

Letter requesting a reference

Letter requesting a reference

Letter requesting a reference
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This letter can be sent to a prospective employee's former employer to obtain a reference. It refers to a consent form to be attached so the ex-employer can see that consent has been given.

Letter and form asking for consent to provision of special category data in reference

Letter and form asking for consent to provision of special category data in reference

Letter and form asking for consent to provision of special category data in reference
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This letter can be used if a reference from an ex-employee's prospective employer ask for special category data in a reference. It asks the individual concerned whether they consent to the data being included in the reference.

Policy

Policy on giving references

Policy on giving references

Policy on giving references
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This model policy can be used to set out the company’s position with regards to providing employment references. The template contains sections to cover who should be responsible for providing references, the content of references and matters relating to data protection.